Minnesota Vikings running back Bishop Sankey saw more work in training camp and preseason than he expected because of Latavius Murray’s absence. But an injury suffered on a 14-yard run Thursday night against the Buffalo Bills brought an end to his bid to make the 53-man roster.
The Star Tribune’s Ben Goessling reports that Sankey suffered a torn ACL, which will keep him out for the year.
According to a league source, Vikings RB Bishop Sankey tore his ACL on Thursday night.
— Ben Goessling (@GoesslingStrib) August 11, 2017
Sankey joined the Vikings on the practice squad last season. Thursday night was the first time suiting up for Minnesota for the former second-round pick of the Titans.